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Memoranda re a special meeting of the Trustees of the National Gallery held on Tuesday 1 ...

4 Jun 1880

Title

Memoranda re a special meeting of the Trustees of the National Gallery held on Tuesday 1 Jun 1880.

Date

4 Jun 1880

Archive reference number

NG6/6/605

Description

At the meeting, the Right Honourable Sir William Gregory in the chair, the

following Regulations were passed; 1) Closing the gallery in autumn should be

abandoned provided a sufficient addition be made to the present staff for the

extra work, as explained in the letter addressed by the Trustees to H. M.

Treasury on 6 Feb 1879; 2) No objection to extending the hours of admission of

the public; 3) Indiscriminate admission of the Public on students days may

damage the collections and cause inconvenience to the students but if H. M.

Government decide that a change in the Rules should be made, the Trustees and

Director will consider and report upon them.

Record type

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